OwnerGreg Schnupp
LocationNorth Olmsted, Ohio US map
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Vehicle1988 Pontiac Fiero SE
MotorAdvanced DC FBI-4001A 9 Series Wound DC
Drivetrain4 speed manual clutch-less. I removed the
automatic
ControllerCurtis 1231C-8601
Batteries12 Everstart MAXX 29, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Good for novice EV first batteries.
$74.99 each 125 amp/hr. Walley World
specials
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3 1700 watts
115 VAC input, so I could charge it from
any outlet.
Heater1500 watt ceramic. will add a second by
fall.
DC/DC ConverterIota DLS 45
nice affordable 45 amp output converter.
InstrumentationWestberg Volt meter 80-180V
Westberg Ampmeter 0-400A
Top Speed80 MPH (128 KPH)
in 4th gear with belly pan.
AccelerationSpunky up to 25 then ok to 40
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
When driving EV style around town and to
work (12 mile commute)under 40 mph.
25 miles with mixed driving
EV Miles
Start:78,856 Miles (126,879 Kilometers)
Current:82,049 Miles (132,016 Kilometers)
Total:3,193 Miles (5,137 Kilometers)
 
    As of 6/17/2010
Seating CapacityJust 2 happy EV'ers
Curb Weight3,100 Pounds (1,409 Kilograms)
with belly pan. No added suspension
upgrades.
Tiresstock at 40 psi
Conversion Time4 months in winter time
Conversion Costabout 8k
Additional FeaturesBelly pan, Nice JVC HD stereo and new speakers.
added power locks and power windows.
On second set of Everstart Maxx 29, replaced under
18 month warranty. No charge from Walmart. Yeah!!

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